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Fixed issues

Splunk Enterprise 8.0.9 was released on April 14, 2021. This release includes fixes for the following issues.

Issues are listed in all relevant sections. Some issues might appear more than once. To check for additional security issues related to this release, visit the Splunk Security Portal.

Authentication and authorization issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-03 SPL-201489, SPL-201034 Scripted Auth - cacheTiming config migration is triggered repeatedly under app context

Data input issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-29 SPL-202918, SPL-195024 sometimes a HEC bundle reload can introduce HEC server DOS.

Search issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-23 SPL-198417, SPL-200083, SPL-206031, SPL-202831 Search & Reporting fails on eventtypes containing macros on deployments with IDXC
2021-03-18 SPL-200035, SPL-200195, SPL-201979 mvexpand should keep the events only when at least one of the fields is valid
2021-03-02 SPL-198279, SPL-199131, SPL-201160 Search crashes with Segmentation Fault when slow_peer_disconnect is enabled
2021-02-02 SPL-199442, SPL-198891 Search head instances in SHC not able to run Web UI searches (i.e. index=_internal or index=<foo>)
2021-01-31 SPL-198755, SPL-198870, SPL-199440 False positive indexed_kv_limit related warning "The search you ran returned a number of fields that exceeded the current indexed field extraction limit."

Saved search, alerting, scheduling, and job management issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-23 SPL-201298, SPL-192339 Continuously scheduled searches are lost forever when SHC restarts in cloud

Distributed search and search head clustering issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-23 SPL-201298, SPL-192339 Continuously scheduled searches are lost forever when SHC restarts in cloud
2021-03-02 SPL-198850, SPL-200358, SPL-200357, SPL-201194 Saved Searches in User Directories not Executing
2021-01-26 SPL-198851, SPL-198034, SPL-201925, SPL-199050, SPL-199416 Unexplained benign SHCMasterHTTPProxy Low Level HTTP Request failure (for artifact) Response Code 500 post upgrade

Monitoring Console issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-25 SPL-199534, SPL-201388, SPL-201386, SPL-201838 "DMC Alert - Total License Usage Near Daily Quota" does not work in case of fixed-sourcetype license
2021-03-23 SPL-199827, SPL-200130, SPL-201989 Monitoring Console overview is showing N/A

Uncategorized issues

Date resolved Issue number Description
2021-03-25 SPL-198032, SPL-201347, SPL-201348 MC - Daily License Usage reports pool size incorrectly when filtered by pool
2021-03-09 SPL-200570, SPL-198354 SmartStore: Ungraceful shutdown can cause re-upload, overwriting the existing remote bucket
2021-02-09 SPL-199494, SPL-198714 tcp-ssl input stanza individual ssl certificates not working as documented
2021-01-31 SPL-198752, SPL-199561, SPL-198941 Index time extraction length limitation
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